North & South Kinsman

Date of Hike: 8/6/15

Lonesome Lake Trail: 1.2 miles  /  Fishin Jimmy Trail: 1.8 miles  /  Kinsman Ridge Trail:  3.4 miles  /  Fishin' Jimmy Trail: 1.8 miles  /  Lonesome Lake Trail:  1.3 miles
Total Miles: 9.4 miles (3,214 feet elevation gained)

Trip Report:
- Late afternoon / early evening hike up to North and South Kinsman.  Had been awhile since I had hiked up the Fishin' Jimmy Trail, still not the most exciting trail.  Views from South Kinsman were excellent and I saw a moose on the way out with a baby calf in Lonesome Lake. :)

 North and South Kinsman and a Cannon Ball as seen from Lonesome Lake

 Lonesome Lake Hut

 Fn' Jimmy Trail

 Recent trail work on the upper section of the trail

 Some well placed wood steps and bog bridges

 Heading to North and then South Kinsman

 The Kinsman Ridge Trail between peaks

 South Kinsman Summit cairn and North Kinsman seen from South Kinsman

 Looking to the east and south to Liberty and Flume (bottom), and over to the Osceola's Tripyramids, and the Sandwich Range (top)

 Lonesome Lake, don't feed the wildlife!!

 Moose enjoying a dip in Lonesome Lake

Signs spotted along the way

 Route for the day, click here for more details


  1. awesome blog. I truly hope to hunt, camp, and hike the adirondacks one day!

  2. Thanks, Tom! Glad you like the blog and I hope you get out to the Daks' soon, it's an amazing place!